ERIC Number: ED175708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Secondary School Mathematics. Preliminary Version. Sample Chapters.
Bell, Max S.; And Others
This volume contains preliminary versions of five of the chapters prepared by the SMSG curriculum project for use in grades 7 and 8. The first four chapters and the tenth chapter in the sequence are presented. The sample chapters in this volume illustrate a number of aspects of the curriculum project: (1) association of ideas of number and space through coordinate geometry; (2) early introduction of the function concept; (3) development of flow charts and algorithms as an introduction to the role and use of computers in modern society; (4) attention to the role of mathematical models for physical situations; and (5) introduction of concepts of probability. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group.